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Poodle Vulnerability Leads to More Digital Worries

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 23, 2014

It may not have an ominous-sounding name like Heartbleed or Shellshock, but the just-discovered Poodle vulnerability is still something that could cause problems for IT teams and end users alike. The vulnerability, which was discovered by Google researchers Bodo Möller, Thai Duong and Krzysztof Kotowicz, affects SSL 3.0 encryption software. Poodle (short for “Padding Oracle On […]

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Dropbox False Alarm: 5 Tips for More Secure Passwords

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 22, 2014

Earlier this month you may have heard the sound of millions of Dropbox users sighing in relief at the news that the popular file back-up and sharing site hadn’t become the latest victim of looting hackers. Hackers posted online that they’d gotten ahold of the user credentials of seven million Dropbox users. The more Bitcoins […]

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Maintaining an Open Culture without Opening Up Our Floor Plan

David Bakker David Bakker| October 21, 2014

Openness may be a cornerstone of our corporate culture here at Arraya, but it hasn’t become part of our floor plan. Although our company culture is progressive and supports innovation, we feel it is important to give our folks a spot to come to during their time in Arraya’s offices. Having an open floor plan […]

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Cyber Security Month: 4 Email Best Practices

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Halloween’s just around the corner, but all month long the government is hoping to shift the focus away from ghosts, ghouls and other things that go bump in the night and onto a more real-world menace: the kind lurking behind a keyboard. Hackers. Scammers. Phishers. Call them whatever you want, every October the US Department […]

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Arraya Solutions' Open House Recap - October 16, 2014

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 20, 2014

Last week, Arraya Solutions hosted IT leaders from around the region at its fourth annual Open House and Technology Day. In addition to the usual networking opportunities with peers and industry-leading vendors, this year’s event held extra significance as it also celebrated Arraya’s milestone 15th corporate anniversary. The event was held on Thursday, October 16, […]

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Why Flash, Why Now? 5 Factors to Consider

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 16, 2014

For a long time one of the biggest barriers keeping many organizations from embracing flash-based solid-state drive storage (SSD) technology was dollars and cents. Companies couldn’t justify the expense of ditching entrenched, digital storage platforms – such as hard disk drives (HDDs) – in favor of speedier alternative like flash.    But then a few things […]

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Shell-Shocked? Hackers Set Their Sights on Yahoo

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 10, 2014

Once word gets out about a potentially massive – and lucrative – vulnerability, you can bet it won’t be long before the sharks start circling. Yahoo got firsthand evidence of this fact during a recent run-in with a band of Romanian hackers. Several of the search and content giant’s servers were discovered by a security […]

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Hospital Says EHR Fault Partly to Blame for Texas Ebola Scare

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 9, 2014

Electronic health records (EHRs) are supposed to improve communication, but a flaw in one hospital’s system may be partially to blame for the Ebola scare that’s been dominating headlines recently and which has up to 100 people being monitored in Texas. Thomas Eric Duncan, the man identified as the first person to be diagnosed with […]

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A Look Back: Celebrating 15 Years of Arraya Solutions

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 8, 2014

Fifteen years ago, there was no such thing as an iPhone (or even an iPod, for that matter), Y2K was giving IT pros everywhere ulcers, and in the Philadelphia area, two former co-workers ventured out together to start their own business. Arraya Solutions’ co-founders Daniel Lifshutz and David Bakker met while they were both employed […]

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Employee Negligence Cited as Leading Cause of Company Data Breaches

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 2, 2014

Here’s something no IT pro wants to hear: Despite efforts to ramp up digital security, corporate data breaches are becoming even more common. Nearly one in two companies (43%) fell victim to a data breach last year, notes a report by the Ponemon Institute, an organization which specializes in research on privacy, data protection and […]

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